Gampaha, a prominent district in the Western Province of Sri Lanka, is a harmonious blend of cultural heritage and modern development. This district, known for its lush greenery and rich history, serves as a pivotal heartland for both agriculture and industry within the region. Gampaha's strategic location, just north of Colombo, offers the dual advantage of serene suburban living while being within easy reach of the bustling capital's amenities and opportunities.

The district's real estate market has been experiencing a steady rise, driven by its appealing balance of urban and rural elements. Residential areas in Gampaha are characterised by spacious homes and new apartment complexes that cater to a growing population seeking quality living environments close to nature. The commercial sector is equally vibrant, with a plethora of businesses, markets, and educational institutions that contribute to the area's thriving economy.

Gampaha's transformation over the years from a quiet agricultural town to a dynamic urban centre reflects its ability to adapt and grow, making it an attractive location for both residents and investors. The presence of historical sites alongside modern infrastructure developments showcases the district's rich past and promising future.
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City Insights

tick iconExcellent road and rail networks facilitating easy commutes.
tick iconCentral location with easy access to Colombo and the international airport.
tick iconA mix of industrial, agricultural, and service sectors fueling local growth.
tick iconKnown for the historic Henarathgoda Botanical Garden where the first rubber tree in Sri Lanka was planted.
tick iconStrong sense of community with various social and cultural organisations active in the city.
tick iconRich in cultural festivities and home to diverse religious practices.

Known Landmarks

  • Bandaranayake College, Gampaha

  • Main Bus Stand | Gampaha

  • Holy Cross Church

  • Union Assurance - Gampaha


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Bus Routes

270/1Gampaha - Pettah
270/4Gampaha - Kotugoda
32Gampaha - Kataragama
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Nearest Train Stations

0kmGampaha Railway Station
4.6kmDaraluwa Railway Station
6.5kmYagoda Train Station
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New Developments

tick iconExpansion of the Gampaha-Colombo railway service to enhance commuter convenience.
tick iconOngoing development of new commercial spaces and shopping centres to meet the population’s growing demands.
tick iconConstruction and introduction of a multitude of apartment complex projects and gated communities such as Viman, River View - Katunayake, Elemint Suites - Gampaha, The Palace - Gampaha, Prime Villas Dalugama and more.

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What’s great here?

tick iconRobust public transportation network.
tick iconProximity to major highways and the expressway.
tick iconWide range of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.
tick iconAccess to numerous parks and recreational areas.
tick iconEquipped with a comprehensive healthcare infrastructure that includes government hospitals, private hospitals, and numerous clinics.
tick iconDiverse real estate market, offering options for various income levels.
tick icona strong educational infrastructure, with a wide selection of schools that provide quality education from primary to secondary levels.
tick iconLow crime rates compared to other urban areas.
tick iconAn idyllic residential area that offers a blend of urban amenities and rural tranquillity.
tick iconAbundance of green spaces and emphasis on environmental conservation.

What needs attention?

tick iconNeed for more frequent public transport services to remote areas.
tick iconSevere traffic congestion in central areas during peak hours.
tick iconAn impending need for expansion of healthcare facilities to cater to the rapidly growing population.
tick iconNeed for increased lighting and pedestrian safety in less populated streets and alleys.
tick iconNeed for more stringent waste management policies.

Neighbourhood Rating


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Connectivity & Commute3.5 out of 5
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Lifestyle & Facilities4 out of 5
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Safety & Security4 out of 5
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Environment4.5 out of 5

Property Price Trends in Gampaha for

Average Price (Last 12 months)
Rs. 22,673.79 sqft
Past 12 months' growth
Positive Trend
Past 3 months' growth
Positive Trend
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